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Meeting In Rochester, NY This September

Thursday, August 30, 2018 9:00 AM by Amanda Fox

Meet the conventions, conferences, and sporting events which have made Rochester, NY their destination this September.

NCORP 2018-University of Rochester Surgery Cancer Control

For 30 years, the Cancer Control Program under Dr. Morrow’s leadership has conducted translational and cancer care delivery research locally and nationally investigating the prevention and management of side effects of cancer and its treatments. The seven funded faculty members are internationally known for their outstanding contributions to the field of supportive care and survivorship, for training new researchers and for being highly collaborative colleagues. They are supported by a combined total of over $35,000,000 in current extramural NIH grant funding, which includes Dr. Morrow’s 18 million dollar grant to fund clinical trial infrastructure as a Research Base for the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).

  • Dates: September 5-7, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center, and Strathallan DoubleTree by Hilton

2018 LEGACY Fights Cancer

LEGACY Fights Cancer brings us together for two commons causes: a passion for the game of hockey and the motivation to join the fights against cancer. During this event, money is raised for the American Cancer Society with a portion of team entry fees, merchandise sales and donations by all participants are directly given back to the foundation. Each year, we raise more money than the previous and 2017's mark of $17,972 has us set a goal to break the $20,000 mark in 2018!

  • Dates: September 7-9, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex,Courtyard by Marriott/Brighton, DoubleTree by Hilton – Rochester, Fairfield Inn and Suites Rochester East, Hilton Garden Inn Rochester/University & Medical Center, Holiday Inn & Suites Rochester Marketplace, Holiday Inn Express and Suites- Webster, Holiday Inn Express Irondequoit, and Holiday Inn Express Rochester - University Area  

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: LEGACY Global Hockey

    • Instagram: @lgshockey

2018 Rochester Cyclocross

Rochester Cyclocross is a UCI sanctioned Class 1 international cycling competition that takes place annually in Rochester, NY.

  • Dates: September 8-9, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Genesee Valley Park and Holiday Inn & Suites Rochester Marketplace

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Rochester Cyclocross

    • Twitter: @rochestercross

International Bonsai

Like Japan’s Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition, people from around the world attend the U.S. National Bonsai Exhibitions to appreciate and study the diversity of the unique and distinctive species displayed by accomplished bonsai artists from across the United States.

  • Dates: September 8-9, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Total Sports Experience Arena East Rochester, Hilton Garden Inn Rochester/Pittsford and Woodcliff Hotel and Spa

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: International Bonsai

World Remanufacturing Conference

The annual RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference is the only event bringing together leaders from all sectors of the remanufacturing industry for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of best practices, emerging trends, and issues of critical importance to our industry.

  • Dates: September 17-19, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): RIT Inn and Conference Center and DoubleTree by Hilton

  • Social Media:

    • Twitter: @WorldReman

National Society Daughters of American Revolution, NYS

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is now 125 years old; it was founded in 1890 by forward-looking Daughters who based the organization on the promotion of historic preservation, education, and patriotism. The Society has grown to a membership of 175,000 with nearly 3,000 chapters in 50 states and several foreign countries. The NY State Organization is over 115 years old having been established in 1896. Today, the NY State Organization has nearly 7,000 members with 126 chapters. There are many committees from which members choose to do the work of the Society and so many ways that Daughters can follow their interest and at the same time be promoting the Society’s work and ideals and as well as meeting new people and making lifelong friends.

  • Dates: September 19-23, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Daughters of the American Revolution 

New York State Association of Counties

As the voice of county officials throughout New York State, NYSAC is steadfast in communicating the needs and recommendations of our members to State and Federal lawmakers. Local government is at the heart of New York State, and we are proud to represent New York's counties and their elected and appointed officials.

  • Dates: September 23-25, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC)

Centerlink Annual Executive Director & Board Leadership Summit

CenterLink's Leadership Summit is a learning and development meeting for LGBT Community Center CEOs, Executive Directors, and Board Leaders. Attending CenterLink's Leadership Summit means that you are interested in sharpening your leadership skills and connecting with and learning from other community center leaders. CenterLink's Annual Leadership Conference delivers an unparalleled experience through two days of networking, productive workshops, dynamic keynotes, and education sessions.

  • Dates: September 27-29, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: CenterLink

    • Twitter: @CenterLink

Automotive Recyclers Association of New York

The Automotive Recyclers Association of New York works to further the used automotive parts recycling industry and its beneficial effects on society by supplementing and supporting individual firms and affiliated associations. ARANY is comprised of individuals, firms, partnerships or corporations licensed by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and local government. 

  • Dates: September 27-29, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and  Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: The Automotive Recyclers Association of New York (ARANY)

    • Twitter: @ARANYTweets

    • Instagram: @autorecyclersny

Barbershop Harmony Society Seneca Land District Fall Convention

The Barbershop Harmony Society has tens of thousands of members across North America. Founded in 1938 as the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. (SPEBSQSA), the Society supports the community and school programs that bring the fellowship, fulfillment, and excitement of vocal music to a new generation of singers.

  • Dates: September 28-30, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center and Rochester Riverside Hotel

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Barbershop Harmony Society

    • Twitter: @barbershopnews

    • Instagram: @barbershopharmonysociety

National Junior Prospects Hockey League

The National Junior Prospects is a showcase tournament series created and designed by coaches to develop and promote hockey players who are committed to enhancing their skills in preparation for the next level of hockey. National Junior Prospects will showcase these players on their registered teams at five showcase events across the United States in front of all levels of Prep School, Junior A, and NCAA Collegiate hockey programs.

  • Dates: September 28-29, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex + Area Hotels

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: National Junior Prospects

Association of Public Historians of New York State

Preserving, protecting, promoting and presenting the rich history of the Empire State through the heritage of its communities.

  • Dates: September 30- October 3, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): DoubleTree by Hilton

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Association of Public Historians (APHNYS)

    • Twitter: @aphnys


Author: Amanda Fox

Amanda Fox is the Director of Event Services at Visit Rochester.